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Poster: Arbuthnot Date: Sep 29, 2011 6:02pm
Forum: texts Subject: Open Library search query

this probably should be posted somewhere on the openlibrary site, but perhaps someone here has a solution or input for the following:

when using the search function at the openlibrary.org site, one has the option to bring up only ebooks in the search, which is great, but is there a way to narrow the search even further by only bringing up those ebook links for texts that one can actually download, rather than bringing up the many 'OverDrive' links as well?

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Poster: stbalbach Date: Sep 29, 2011 11:03pm
Forum: texts Subject: Re: Open Library search query

Don't see an option, unless it's undocumented.

I often use Google:

filetype:txt site:archive.org searchstring

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Poster: Arbuthnot Date: Sep 30, 2011 1:08pm
Forum: texts Subject: Re: Open Library search query

thanks for the reply, i'll probably just stick with the openlibrary search function, and use your Google search suggestion for those searches where i'm bringing up more than just several, easily parsed, results; thanks again